Door & Kewaunee School Districts to Change Insurance Plans

School districts in the Door-Kewaunee Health Insurance Consortium will be changing to new carriers for health & dental insurance as a result of action taken by the group’s board of directors on Friday. The cooperative will be moving its health insurance to Arise Health Plan, based in Green Bay. Dental insurance will be handled by Delta Dental Plans Association, based in Stevens Point. In both … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Man Killed in Traffic Accident in Kentucky

WDOR News has learned about a traffic accident that took the life of a former Sturgeon Bay resident in Kentucky Wednesday. Erick Matthew Kettering, the son of Jack & Janelle Kettering of Sturgeon Bay, was 23 years old. A 2009 graduate of Sturgeon Bay High School, he enlisted in the US Army, serving from 2009 to 2013, including service in Afghanistan. During his time with … Continue reading

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Ice Rescue in Town of Gardner

What began with the report of five fishermen stranded on the ice near Lime Kiln Road & Bonis Place, in the Town of Gardner, led to the rescue of just one man Thursday afternoon. According to a report issued by the Door County Sheriff’s Department, the ice fishermen, 69-year old William Hossman of Gurnee, Illinois, 68-year old Raphael Dedecker of Mount Horeb, 60-year old Robert … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall for Deed Scams

Sometimes people are conned into paying significant sums for governmental services that cost little or no money at all. Door County Register of Deeds Carey Petersilka says that certainly has been the case in recent months in Door County…[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Petersilka says her office routinely provides information at no cost & its copy fees are two to three dollars. She … Continue reading

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39 Year Old Sevastopol Man Found Dead in Home

The Door County Sheriff’s Department has released the identity of a 39-year old Town of Sevastopol man whose lifeless body was found at his home Wednesday evening. Sheriff Terry Vogel says officers were sent to the home shortly before 6:30PM in connection with the report of a man who was not breathing. When they arrived, they found that Gregory Broeckel had died. In an attempt … Continue reading

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Delarwelle Announces Sheriff’s Candidacy

Another candidate has announced his intentions to replace retiring Door County Sheriff Terry Vogel. Patrol Sergeant Steve Delarwelle will run as a Republican for the position. Delarwelle has been with the Sheriff’s Department since 1991, starting as a dispatcher/jailer, he began his patrol duties in 1992 & became Officer in Charge of the night shift in 2001. In May of 2010 Delarwelle was promoted to … Continue reading

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Clippers Math Team Wins State Title

Congratulations to the Sturgeon Bay math team for its recent class “B” state championship victory. The team, consisting of seniors Taylor Becker, Andie Renfrew, Sean Sannito & O’Shea Schroedl, juniors Creston Davison & Izzy Hitzman & sophomores Paige Frystak & Matthew Stawicki led their division with 109 points, 14 more than second place finishers Rice Lake & Chilton. First team all-state honors went to Stawicki … Continue reading

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Peninsula Park Will Get a New Pier

A new fishing pier will be constructed at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek thanks to a $25,000 donation accepted by the State Natural Resources Board Wednesday in Madison. The Alan Rheinschmidt Foundation donated the funding which will pay for an accessible pier at the Nicolet Bay boat launch area. Rheinschmidt of Mosinee passed away in December. He was an avid outdoorsman whose passions were … Continue reading

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SBPD Has a New App

The latest tool being offered by the Sturgeon Bay Police Department to keep the public informed about what’s going on in the community is now available for Android or I-Phone users. The app has 24 possible features & options. Some of the features include department contacts, push notifications, feedback & tip forms, as well as options to retrieve information from FEMA, the National Weather Service … Continue reading

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Branch Causes Power Outage in Jacksonport Tuesday

Perhaps you were one of 1185 customers of Wisconsin Public Service Corporation in the Jacksonport area & South who experienced a power outage & wondered what happened Tuesday morning. WPS Public Relations Manager Lisa Prunty says it appears that a tree branch caused the electrical disruption. Prunty says power was off for about an hour in most cases.

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